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The Pentagon insists that its deal with a Chinese satellite firm to carry U.S. troops' communications isn't a security risk. But Congressmen with the ultra-influential House Armed Services Committee don't want to leave military data in Beijing's hands.
Officially, the September rocket launch is supposed to improve America's ability to send small satellites into orbit. But the launch will also have a second purpose: to help U.S. commandos hunt people down.
There are at least two fail-safe ways to get yourself kicked out of Russia. One way is getting caught spying on Russia. The other way is being asked to spy for Russia and refuse.
Detainees can't tweet from inside Guantanamo Bay. So when they want to pressure the government to close the facility, they get their lawyers to tweet for them.
The last full-up Army brigade in Afghanistan has all the latest tech.
Darpa is ending its experiment with small, close-flying spacecraft, but that doesn't mean the concept is dead.
The military doesn't want to take sexual assault cases out of the chain of command. But as scandals compile and Congress prepares to act, it may have to.
Printable drones, limbs and ammunition. It's a far-out vision, but more and more military officers are starting to think that future troops will rely more 3-D printers to manufacture the tools of war.
The Justice Department's internal watchdog found "significant problems" in how the feds handle terrorists who snitch and get new identities. They can evade no-fly lists. Some actually have.
Over ten days in November 1983, the U.S. and the Soviet Union nearly started a nuclear war. Now newly declassified documents reveal just how close we reached a mutual destruction -- because of an exercise.
The war against al-Qaida is far from winding down, according to top Pentagon officials. The Pentagon's chief of irregular warfare sees it lasting for 10 to 20 more years.
The elite hunters and killers of the U.S. military are getting new missions. And that means all sorts of new gear.
The Navy is about to place a major bet on the future of U.S. air power.
With the recent revelation that the Department of Justice under the Obama administration secretly obtained phone records for Associated Press journalists -- and previous subpoenas by the Bush administration targeting the Washington Post and New York Times -- it is...
From torture allegations to dead U.S. soldiers, it's been a brutal few days in Afghanistan. But to the admiral in charge of America's special operation forces, things are going rather well there.
For the first time ever, the Navy launched a drone off an aircraft carrier at sea today. It just didn't land on the carrier, a much harder task.
Officially, Ryan Christopher Fogle worked as a junior diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. According to Moscow, he was a spy working for the CIA. If so, he screwed up bad.
The defense secretary who screwed up Iraq and Afghanistan has some advice for you. Some of it is good!
It's unclear what exactly Zakaria Kandahari's relationship with U.S. Special Forces is, but the Afghans claim to have a video showing him torturing civilians.
The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, has always been a combination of big science, high sleaze, and pure conspiratorial strangeness. Somehow, it just got sleazier and stranger.